BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20110409T000000Z DTEND:20110409T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>About the book:</strong>&nbsp\;The first Okinawan immig rants arrived in Honolulu in January 1900 to work as contract laborers on Hawai'i's sugar plantations. Over time\, Okinawans would continue migratin g east to the continental U.S.\, Canada\, Brazil\, Peru\, Argentina\, Boli via\, Mexico\, Cuba\, Paraguay\, New Caledonia\, and the islands of Micron esia. The essays in this volume commemorate these diasporic experiences wi thin the geopolitical context of East Asia. NJAHS Peace Gallery and Gift S hop. 1684 Post St.\, San Francisco\, CA (between Laguna and Webster) Admis sion is Free! Click&nbsp\;<a href=" iaspora/prod_183.html">here</a>&nbsp\;to buy&nbsp\;<strong><em><a href="ht tps://">Okinawan Diasp ora</a></em></strong>&nbsp\;in the NJAHS Online Store! SUMMARY:Booksigning With Rev. Ronald Nakasone - Author Of Okinawan Diaspora URL:/en/events/2011/04/09/booksigning-with-rev-ronald-nakasone-author-of/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR